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France, perhaps Metz, 1370-1380
MS M.88 fol. 170r

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Christ: Presentation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, extends Christ Child, crossed nimbus, nude, across draped altar to Simeon, nimbed, hands draped. Veiled female figure, possibly prophetess Anna, holding basket of doves, stands behind the Virgin.
Scene against gold background within foliate initial D.
Right margin:
Lower margin (bas-de-page):
Two rabbits, one entering burrow.

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